Head of DevOps

Recruiter
E People Recruitment Limited
Location
Exeter
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are an award winning, bright, young, software companydelivering software that increases efficiency and productivity for their customers. Due to ongoing success they are expanding their product and development team to further progress the product at what will be a very exciting period of development.You will join a passionate team that cares about the finished deliverable and focuses on code quality, test automation and continuous deliveryAs Head of DevOps, you play a critical role developing, communicating and evangelising their platform and application service deliverables, systems design and infrastructure management as well as technology exploitation.The successful candidate will need to facilitate the delivery of exceptional software by:- Playing a key and leading role in promoting, demonstrating and delivering innovative cloud based platform solutions and software & service delivery automation capabilities across the business- Working as part of an Agile team, leading DevOps engineers, supporting existing platforms and delivering new solutions using leading technologies.
- Driving the entire platform and systems management life cycle from design through to deployment.
About YouTo succeed in the role of Head of DevOps you need to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:- Excellent communicator with the ability to converse outside of the technical operations arena without technical jargon blurring the message- Ability to lead other DevOps Engineers and design, build and deliver innovative cloud solutions to enable developers to create class leading software solutions at pace.
- A thought leader in building and managing cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure).
- An automation first mentality and an evidenced approach to creative and innovative solution delivery- Strong team player with the ability to lead a group of technologists toward shared goals.- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organisation- Analytical mind and problem solving aptitude.
Your experience will encompass the following aspects of infrastructure management and leadership.
- Proven working experience as a Head of DevOps, DevOps Manager/Team Lead, IT Manager, Head of Development or relevant experience, ideally within commercial web and mobile development arenas.- Ability to manage personnel, including building and delivery team personal development plans.- Indepth understanding of the entire platform and software delivery process.- Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems.- Significant experience in a broad range of technologies, including *nix, Windows, Java and IP based systems.- Exposure to non-SQL or document persistence layer technologies- Experience of working with indexing/caching solutions (Hazelcast, Lucene, ElasticSearch, Hadoop or others)- Experience in Agile development environment, ideally SCRUM
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81467455

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